More and more Americans spend much of their day selling — not just products, but ideas and plans. Here’s a look at how wide-ranging it is and how each of us could do it better, from Daniel Pink’s new book, “To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others.’’
We have more salespeople than factory workers That's not all. One in nine American workers sells products. Our sales force outnumbers the federal workforce 5 to 1. By 2020, there will be 2 million more sales jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts.istockphoto
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